The key to achieving scientific advancements in health, development, and environmental issues really comes down to the idea that “good questions are taken as good questions no matter where they come from,” Edzer Pebesma of the Institute for Geoinformatics at the University of Münster, suggested as leading developers from the open geospatial software community gathered from August 16–22, 2020 at the Wageningen International Conference Centre, Netherlands, for the 16th OpenGeoHub Summer School.
Since 2004, OpenStreetMap has been the main platform for building an Open Map of the world. More recently, the concept of building geo-information through distributed…
Originally published at https://towardsdatascience.com on May 25, 2019.
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